Carlos Santamaria, RPA, MBA, LEED AP
Vice President – Engineering Services
Carlos Santamaria is Vice President of Engineering Services for Glenborough. In this position, he provides technical assistance and is responsible for guiding Glenborough's management teams with implementing value added measures for all of the company's assets. Joining Glenborough in 2004, Mr. Santamaria has worked in commercial real estate concentrating in energy efficiency, construction and operational best practices strategically positioning the company as a top performer and leader in energy management and sustainability.
He is Vice Chair of the Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) International Energy & Environment Committee, a Board of Director and Chair of the BOMA California Energy Committee, a Steering Committee Member with the Department of Energy (DOE) Commercial Real Estate Energy Alliance group, an Advisory Board member for the San Francisco City College IDRC - Industry Driven Regional Collaborative (IDRC 11-326-195) – a Commercial Building Energy Audit & Analysis Program and is an Advisor for CoR Advisors.
Mr. Santamaria has a BA in Business from Saint Mary's College and an MBA from the University of San Francisco. He also holds a California General Contractor license, California Real Estate Broker's license, holds a RPA Designation and is a LEED Accredited Professional – LEED AP.
Mr. Santamaria is a national speaker as it relates to energy and sustainability implementation, new technologies, operational best practices and DEEP Energy Retrofit successes.
Mr. Santamaria is currently scheduled to visit China where he was asked to be a Chairman of the BIT’s 1st Annual World Congress of i-Grid (WCIG-012) to be held on September 24-26, 2012 in Taiyuan, China, with the theme "Smart Grid".
Recent Notable Projects:
1.Transformed Glenborough Portfolio of over 65 buildings across the United States to be recognized by the EPA ENERGY STAR Program as an Leader in Energy Efficiency improving energy scores to be in the Top 15% of comparable buildings with an average ENERGY STAR score of “85” throughout the portfolio.
2.Recently completed LEED certification project submission into the USGBC with improving the La Jolla, California building “The Aventine Office Building” with qualifying for LEED Platinum level certification. This 20+year old building is operational transformed into one of the most efficient and sustainable office buildings in the country. This property has an ENERGY STAR Score of “100.”
3.Top finisher in first ever 2010 EPA National Building Competition for reducing energy. The 1525 Wilson Boulevard building in Arlington Virginia reduced over 2,300,000 kilowatts of energy in 12 months and improved its energy efficiency score from a dismal “46” to Top finishing “96.” This building reduced the most CO2 emissions among all competitors and placed 4th in overall percentage reduction at 28%.